Cotton Wool Parenting means Outdoor Play is in Decline

Bluebell Wood

We are huge fans of outdoor play, in fact we always joke that we have outdoor children as they don’t cope well with being cooped up indoors. Shocking new research by Sudocrem, which surveyed 2,000 UK parents, found that 62% think that parents today are more over- protective of their children than previous generations. Studies have shown that the number of children who participate in outdoor play has been dramatically decreasing over the last four decades. Children of this generation… Continue Reading “Cotton Wool Parenting means Outdoor Play is in Decline”